Dolphins

Joe Joseph_Pullara at Maillink.berkeley.edu
Wed Jul 27 13:38:11 EST 1994


In article <CtLo5q.5Mz at murdoch.acc.Virginia.EDU>
tpb9k at galen.med.Virginia.EDU (Thomas P. Bleck) writes:

> I believe that killer whales have also been monitored and show the same
> hemispheric switching (I heard the paper at a meeting but don't recall
> seeing it in print.


Just a point of clarification. Killer whales are actually dolphins
(same family - odontoceti) not whales (mystacoceti). The name's a
misnomer. Not suprisingly they have very similiar brains and behavior
as other dolphins.

- Joe Pullara
  




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